Employment Listings: Police Officer

Police Officer
Department: Alabama-Coushatta Police Department
City/State: Livingston
Type: Full Time
Relocation:
Contact Name: Karen Williams
Contact Email: Thompson1.Amber@actribe.org
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2021

The Police Officer is responsible for the enforcement of Federal, State, and

Tribal statutes within the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas boundaries.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES:

• Responds promptly and safely to calls for service from the Communications

Section, either as primary or secondary unit.

• Protects citizens, employees, property, and visitors from criminal offenses.

• Patrols community corridor, including bordering areas as assigned.

• Patrols all Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas owned facilities and other

properties as assigned.

• Initiates actions to safely facilitate traffic mobility, such as directing traffic or

removing road hazards.

• Apprehends persons committing offenses associated with calls for service or

investigations conducted.

• Conducts preliminary investigations of offenses committed within the

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas boundaries.

• Maintains evidence chain of custody pursuant to the arrest and processing of

offenders.

• Ensures that all documentation is completed for the arrest and processing of

offenders.

• Develops good working relationships with county, municipal, state and federal

law enforcement agencies.

• Patrols as assigned and renders assistance to motorists with minor accidents

by moving vehicles that can be driven.

• Requests services of wreckers as required and/or moves vehicles off

roadway.

• Renders aid and remains on scene at accidents to maintain safety of

motorists and others until appropriate response units arrive.

• Uses computers and appropriate software to enter daily activity data and

prepare reports.

• May be required to work split shifts.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Must possess and maintain physical strength, agility, and stamina to

perform essential job functions

• Must be able, but not limited to, lifting, dragging, and carrying persons or

objects up to 50 lbs. with occasional lifting of 110-150 lbs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Applicant must be 21 years of age or older;

• Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED;

• Applicant must be a United States citizen;

• Applicant must have a current Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

(TCOLE) certification as a Texas Peace Officer;

• Applicant must pass a detailed background check with a favorable

adjudication;

• Applicant must be able to maintain and/or obtain additional certifications

or licenses as required by position.

• Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License.

First line supervision has the greatest impact on the day-to-day attitude and

moral of line personnel. Good communication and interpersonal skills assures

that line personnel not only adequately perform but also display a demeanor that

reflects well on the Tribe.

Insurance

Sick Leave

Vacation

Pension

FICA 

Worker's Comp